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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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from July 21, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Friday, May 20, 2016

May20

Storefront Science: Afterschool Pop-Up Program

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Learn how to identify different trees and insects. Test and play various science tools through interactive games for children during this two-hour exploration session.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

at Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx, Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Silent Disco

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Grab a set of wireless headphones and join the party at Sunset Park. Tune in to the channel of your choice and dance to amazing music curated by Sound Off Experience DJs.
Category: Dance
Free!

May20

Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Make new friends and play some of the most exciting strategy board games at this social event.
Category: Games, Seniors
Free!

May20

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza Concert in the Park

at Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a special concert featuring Taikoza. Taikoza has created a new sound using the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo…
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Seniors
Free!

May20

Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances Series - Fiyah! Dancehall Theater

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join different local companies as they demonstrate and teach you dance styles.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May20

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The plays feature the greatest, funniest, and noblest women who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

May20

Movies under the Stars: Annie

at Lawn area behind the track and field area (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! Annie is a young, happy foster kid who's also tough enough to make her way on…
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

May20

Movies Under the Stars: Dreamgirls

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

May20

Movies Under the Stars: Pan

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
An orphan boy discovers his destiny as Peter Pan, and is whisked away to an enchanted land to battle the fearsome pirate Blackbeard with the help of the warrior woman Tiger Lily.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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